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Page 5 - no comments - 182 views The Koch brothers’ black liquor moonshine
Question: If you mix a cocktail of “black liquor,” biofuels, diesel and a generous splash of tax subsidies — then have it shaken vigorously by Sen. Mike Crapo and served in a golden goblet by corporate lobbyists — what do you call it? Answer: Koch Brothers Moonshine.
Page 7 - no comments - 141 views Letters | Finley’s poison pill
Correction: A July 26 Uncensored column, “Mental health care, not gun laws,” incorrectly stated that among the laws believed to have been broken by the suspect in the July 20 Aurora movie theater shootings was that he had acquired an extended magazine for his AR-15.
Page 7 - no comments - 128 views Science and contraception
What did the study reveal? That human factors — such as forgetting to take the pill at the same time every day — play a huge role in contraceptive failure and unwanted pregnancies. When that human error factor is removed, women enjoyed a 99.1 percent effectiveness rate from contraception.
Page 8 - no comments - 143 views Quotes
—State Department spokesperson Patrick Ventrell, responding to Iran’s effort to gather a group of nations in a new approach to dealing with the Syrian civil war.
Page 8 - no comments - 131 views Fracking and academic freedom
A former researcher who says he left the Colorado School of Mines due to pressure from the oil and gas industry has now lost his university job in Wyoming after an industry association complained to his superiors about comments he made about fracking.
Page 13 - no comments - 123 views BeadforLife is on a roll
Here in Boulder, people place a lot of emphasis on sustainable living. For Boulderites, sustainability might mean energy efficiency and lowering the community’s carbon footprint. It might mean cultivating local food. But it also might mean creating and sustaining local businesses and jobs.
Page 17 - no comments - 134 views eco-briefs
The proposed mine is expected to be one of the largest of its kind in the world. The EPA recently expressed concern over the environmental impact of such a mine on the sockeye salmon fishery (the largest in the world), the indigenous people of the area and the fragile ecosystem on which they rely.
Page 18 - no comments - 118 views One stage to rule them all
The USA Pro Cycling Challenge will spend a week pitting cyclist against cyclist for top rank in a race that claims to be one of the world’s toughest. But when the bike tires turn toward Boulder on Aug. 25 for the last stage of racing before the final time trial in Denver, the race will become personal for a few of its riders.
Page 20 - no comments - 201 views Ladies first ahead of USA Pro Cycling Challenge
Women will come first when cyclists start racing into Aspen on Aug. 22. That’s right, the all-men’s cycling USA Pro Cycling Challenge will be preceded by the Blue Ribbon Alpine Challenge, a criterium race in downtown Aspen that finishes an hour before riders in Stage 3 of the Pro Cycling Challenge from Gunnison are expected to arrive in Aspen.
Page 22 - no comments - 125 views To the rescue — if necessary
Rocky Mountain Rescue Group (RMRG), the Boulder County Sheriff’s Office, the Boulder Police Department and the fire departments from several local communities are coordinating rescue plans for the Boulder County portion of the USA Pro Cycling...
Page 25 - no comments - 128 views Pilgrims of the stage
For me, folk music is a drug, a truth serum of sorts. It has the ability to make me see my life for not only what it is but also what it could and should be. I suspect I’m not alone.
Page 27 - no comments - 131 views Poetry in motion
Given the presumed lack of attention to all things poetical by the younger generation, a play like The Belle of Amherst becomes monumentally important.
Page 37 - no comments - 123 views Words | Week of August 16, 2012
Doug Fine, author of Farewell My Subaru, will read from his latest book, Too High to Fail, at the Boulder Book Store Aug. 16.
Page 41 - no comments - 157 views Reel to reel | Week of August 16, 2012
Ai Weiwei: Never Sorry. Ai Weiwei is China's most famous international artist, and its most outspoken domestic critic.
Page 46 - no comments - 135 views Wake up and smell the coffee
Safer than a pub crawl and more energetic than a wine tasting, next month Boulder will play host to an event sure to generate plenty of buzz among those in attendance. Just don’t plan on taking a nap afterwards.
Page 49 - no comments - 154 views Tidbites | Viva la Revolucion!
A new fastcasual restaurant promising a Mexolution in Boulder eating recently opened on University Hill. Zanitas Mexican Restaurant touts fresh creations, a full-service bar and impeccable location as reasons to spice up one’s dining experience.
Page 49 - no comments - 140 views A classic diner standby still delivers
The energetic cooks and servers here are a friendly yet efficient lot, and the menu holds few surprises for a breakfast and lunch joint. Offerings include a full complement of egg dishes ranging from single egg, bacon and toast kids specials for $4 to $8 jumbosized helpings of huevos rancheros.
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Pearl Street’s Cured, a small and welcoming shop, is the perfect spot to indulge cravings for fine wine, cheese and charcuterie. This open brick and wood space also includes the sublime Boxcar Coffee’s retail outlet.
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